Madhav Ltd. issued fully paid equity shares of Rs. 80 each at a discount of Rs. 5 per share for the purchase of a running business from Gupta Bros. for a sum of Rs. 15,00,000.
The assets and liabilities consisted of the following:
Plant Rs. 5,00,000; Trucks Rs. 7,00,000; Stock Rs. 3,00,000; Machinery Rs. 6,00,000 and Sundry Creditors Rs. 5,00,000.
You are required to pass necessary journal entries for the above transactions in the books of Madhav Ltd.
Calculation of Number of Equity Shares Issued:
Purchase consideration = 15,00,000
Number of equity shares to be issued = 15,00,000/(80-5)
=15,00,000/75 = 20,000 equity shares